Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Act, 1993

Amendment of section 14 of Principal Act.

5.—Section 14 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (1):

“(1) Subject to Title II of the 1968 Convention, the jurisdiction of the Circuit Court as respects proceedings that may be instituted in the State by virtue of Article 2, 8.1, 11, 14 or 16 (1) (b) shall, where, apart from this subsection, that jurisdiction would be determined by reference to the place where the defendant or one of the defendants resides or carries on business, be exercised by the judge of the Circuit Court for the time being assigned to the circuit where the defendant or one of the defendants ordinarily resides or carries on any profession, business or occupation.”.